Day 15 Sturgeon Report : 2/24/18

Photo: John Pickart of Malone had the largest fish on Saturday

By DNR Winnebago System Sturgeon Biologist Ryan Koenigs

There were 43 sturgeon harvested from Lake Winnebago today, including 2 fish that were 100+ pounds.  Calumet Harbor continued to lead the way with 17 fish registered today, followed by Stockbridge Harbor (12 fish), Wendt’s (11 fish) and Payne’s Point (3 fish).  The largest fish of the day was 137.4 pounds, 76.1” and registered at Calumet Harbor by John Pickart of Malone (photo included).


Tomorrow will be the last day of the 2018 sturgeon spearing season on the Winnebago System.  Good luck to all spearers taking to the ice tomorrow and congratulations to all of the spearers that have already tagged out this season!